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        Le isole Canarie delineate sulle ultime osservazioni

      Calcografia camerale, Roma 1798 - Incisione in rame, mm 350x490. Non comune. Ottimo esemplare marginoso con lievissimo alone centrale e qualche macchia ai margini. Tratta dal "Nuovo Atlante Geografico Universale delineato sulle ultime osservazioni", edito a Roma dal 1792 fino al 1801. La Calcografia Camerale gli commissionÚ l'opera per sostituire il "Mercurio Geografico". Giovanni Maria Cassini (1745-1824), allievo di Piranesi, fu religioso, geografo, costruttore di globi e cartografo. Copper engraving, mm 350x490. Scarce map. From "Nuovo Atlante Geografico Universale delineato sulle ultime osservazioni", printed in Rome form 1792 to 1801. Very good conditon, just a very light paper discoloration at centerfold and minor marginal defects cartografia.

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        Histoire Naturelle des Poissons.

      Plassan 1798 - Paris, Plassan, an VI-XI (1798-1803), 11 volumes in-12 reliés basane marbrée de l’époque, dos à nerfs ornés, pièces de titre et de tomaison, tranches rouges. (2 coiffes usées, quelques coins émoussés, épidermures sur plusieurs plats). Première édition in-12, complète de ses 116 planches gravées. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Four Picturesque Views in North Wales.

      Rev Brian Broughton, London Oxford 1798 - London Oxford: Rev Brian Broughton, 1798 Engraved in Aquatinta by Alken, from Drawings made on the spot. With Poetical reflections on leaving that country. In modern grey oblong cloth covers, with photocopied title to top cover and spine. Internally new endpapers, title page has a 7.5" closed tear, also 3 small worn holes or stab sown holes, edges a little chipped, 14 pp, 4 pl, errata pasted in, some browning and light foxing to a few fore-edges, paper watermarked J Whatman 1794, plates dated June 12, 1798, with 3 of the original tissue guards, the plates are Fall of the River Machno, Conway Castle, Pulpit of Hugh Llwyd and Pont y Glynn, plates are 42*30.5 cm and the leaves are 66*49 cm, the poems that runs throughout is "REFLECTION", with its own cloth covered slipcase with its copies title, a very good copy of a rare and fragile suite of engravings with added romantic topographical verse and much scarcer than the enlarged but much smaller paper edition of 1801. (ESTC T129793. see Allibone 255. & Graesse 548 for the later ed. WorldCat) See OBNB for a full Bio of Alken [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The nurse, a poem. Translated from the italian of luigi tansillo

      Liverpool: Printed by J. M'Creery, for Cadell and Davies, 1798. [2], 14, 67, [1], 12pp. With half-title. Contemporary green half-morocco, marbled boards, gilt, marbled edges. Some rubbing to extremities. Marbled endpapers, occasional light marginal spotting, very small hole to margin of p.25-26, else internally clean and crisp. The first edition of Roscoe's translation of Italian poet Luigi Tansillo's (1510-1568) verse intended to encourage women to suckle their own children. In his prefatory remarks, Roscoe, who dedicates his efforts in sonnet to his wife, illustrates his passion for the piece, stating; 'The subject is in a high degree interesting, and is treated in a manner peculiarly pointed and direct, yet without violating that decorum which is due to the public at large, and in particular to the sex to whom it is addressed'. ESTC T97229.. First edition. Quarto.

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        Le isole Canarie delineate sulle ultime osservazioni

      Incisione in rame, mm 350x490. Non comune. Ottimo esemplare marginoso con lievissimo alone centrale e qualche macchia ai margini. Tratta dal "Nuovo Atlante Geografico Universale delineato sulle ultime osservazioni", edito a Roma dal 1792 fino al 1801. La Calcografia Camerale gli commissionò l'opera per sostituire il "Mercurio Geografico". Giovanni Maria Cassini (1745-1824), allievo di Piranesi, fu religioso, geografo, costruttore di globi e cartografo. Copper engraving, mm 350x490. Scarce map. From "Nuovo Atlante Geografico Universale delineato sulle ultime osservazioni", printed in Rome form 1792 to 1801. Very good conditon, just a very light paper discoloration at centerfold and minor marginal defects

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        Journal dun Voyage dans linterrieur de Afrique fait  en 1790 et 1791 par Jaques Van Reenen et autre Colons du Cap de Bonne Esperance a la recherche de lequipage du Grosvenor vaisseau de la Compagnie des Indes orientales angloise echoue en 1782 sur la cote des Caffres avec la decouverte des Hambonaas nation totalement differente des Caffres et placee au dela de celle connue sous le nom de Tamboukies

      First French edition.   8vo.   Original wrappers  with  leather backed chemise and slipcase.   78, [1]ads. pp.  Paris, Jansen,

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        A voyage of discovery to the North Pacific Ocean, and round the world; in which the coast of north-west America has been carefully examined and accurately surveyed. principally with a view to ascertain the existence of any navigable communication between the North Pacific and North Atlantic Oceans; and performed in the years 1790, 1791, 1792, 1794, and 1795, in the Discovery Sloop of War, and Armed Tender Chatham, under the command of Captain George Vancouver.

      London Robinson and Edwards 1798 - First edition. 4 volumes comprising 3 volumes 4to text, 1 volume atlas folio, half-titles to volumes I and III, 34 engraved plates and maps (17 engraved views printed on large paper and one map in text volumes, atlas with 10 maps and 6 coastal profiles, all folding); text volumes contemporary tree calf gilt, black and red morocco labels, nautical motifs to spines, atlas modern half calf to match, neat repairs to extremities, a fine set. First edition of one of the most difficult geographical surveys ever undertaken. Vancouver's voyage ranks among the most important in exploration literature. George Vancouver (1757-1798) had gained valuable experience on Cook's second and third voyages. He sailed by way of the Cape of Good Hope to Australia, where he discovered King George's sound and Cape Hood, then to New Zealand, Hawaii, and the northwest coast of America. In three seasons' work Vancouver surveyed the coast of California, visited San Francisco and San Diego and other Spanish settlements in Alta California investigated the Strait of Juan de Fuca, discovered the Strait of Georgia, circumnavigated Vancouver Island, and disproved the existence of any passage between the Pacific and Hudson Bay. "Of all the men who served under Cook, Vancouver was the only one whose work as a hydrographic surveyor placed him in the same class as his mentor. The care Vancouver took with the health of his crew during this voyage also mirrored Cook's achievements Almost all the names given by Vancouver on the north-west coast of America have survived" (ODNB). Vancouver retired to Surrey in 1795 to revise his journal for publication; the work was uncompleted on his death in 1798, and was completed by his brother John. Hill 1753; Howes V23; Lada-Mocarski 55; Sabin 98443; NMM Voyages & Travel, 142; Streeter sale VI: 3497. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Esercizio e manovre per l'istruzione delle milizie urbane del regno di Sicilia

      Reale Stamperia, 1798. in 16° - pp.2b + 92 +2b - Pergamena - Macchiline e piccole abrasioni alla pergamena, per il resto ottimo esemplare

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        Briefe zu Beförderung der Humanität. Erste - Zehnte Sammlung (=Alles). In 2 Bänden.

      Riga, bei Johann Friedrich Hartknoch 1793-1798. - Gestochenenes Frotispiz und zusammen 1821 S.; Register und Verlagsanzeigen. Grüne Leinenbände Mitte des 19. Jahrhunderts mit goldgeprägter floraler Rückenvergoldung und Rückentitel. - Erste Ausgabe. - Frontispiz "Die Muse der Humanität" von Heinrich Meyer in Weimar gezeichnet und von ]ohann Heinrich Lips gestochen. - Nur wenige unbedeutende Flecken. Sonst schönes Exemplar in Romantiker-Einbänden. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Vista de la Ciudad de Santiago de Chile desde la falda del Cerro de Santo Domingo

      Copper engraved view of Santiago de Chile, by Brambila, ca. 1798. One of the most influent views of Chili´s Capital city, engraved by Brambila "Brambila lo delineó y gravó". Brambila (1763 - 1832) was an Italian artist of considerably ability; in 1789 he joined Alejandro Malaspina's scientific expedition as the official draughtsman. The crew included scientist, professional sailors and other artists. The position allowed him to visit Argentina & Chile -travelling by foot on occasions-, as well as Guam, Macau, the Philippines, amongst others. So celebrated were his designs made during the voyage, that in 1798, upon his return to Madrid, he was appointed "Pintor de Cámara". Malaspina´s voyage came in a difficult time for Spain; as a result the monumental work that had been planned never came to light. After five years at sea Malaspina returned home in 1794 and found the political situation of Spain not to his liking: his liberal tendencies led to his imprisonment in 1796 and exile after his release in 1802. His seven-volume account of his expedition was suppressed and remained unpublished until the late 19th century.

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        Bonn. Sectio II Tab. VI':.

      - Kupferstich b. Wiebeking, 1798-1807, 30,5 x 62 Tooley's Dic. of Mapmakers S. 664. - Zeigt den Rheinlauf von Bonn-Limperich bis Köln-Ensen mit den beidseitigen Ufern. - Detaillierte Karte! - Oben links "Tabellarische Übersicht von der hydrometrischen Messung".

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        A Letter Of Protest Concerning A Robert Morris Unfulfilled Promissory Note; Morris Was Already In Debtor's Prison When This Was Filed

      DS. 1pg. 8" x 13". July 21, 1798. Philadelphia. A letter of protest signed "Peter Lohra", protesting the bad promissory note written by John Nicholson to Robert Morris on July 17, 1795. The partly printed document states to condition of the bounced note at the top, then states "Be it known, That on the Day of the Date hereof, I, Peter Lohra, Notary Public for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, by lawful authority duly Commissioned and Sworn, residing in the City of Philadelphia, in the said Commonwealth, at the Request of Mr. Walter Smith went to the Compting House of John Nicholson drawer of the original promissory note whereof the above is a true copy in order to demand payment but found the same shut up and no person there to answer or pay the said note wherefore I left notice of the nonpayment thereof at the Compting House of Robert Morris the indorser [sic] Whereupon I, the said Notary, at the Request aforesaid, Have and Do hereby solemnly Protest against the Drawer of the said Promissory Note, and all others concerned, for all Exchange, re-Exchange, Costs, Damages, and Interest suffered and to be suffered for want of Payment thereof. Thus Done and Protested at Philadelphia aforesaid, the twenty-first Day of July 1798. In Testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my Hand, and affixed my Notarial Seal, the Day and Year abovewritten." At the top of the document is a handwritten copy of the bad promissory note, dated July 18, 1795 and signed by Nicholson and Morris; it states "Three years after date I promise to pay Robt Morris Esqr or order Five thousand Dollars for value received." Obviously, the 1795 promissory note was never paid, and Morris was already in debtors prison by the time this letter of protest was filed. The document has an embossed seal in the lower left corner and was folded three times. The condition is fine.

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        The View of Hindoostan.

      Henry Hughes, London 1798 - London: Henry Hughes, 1798. First Edition. Full-Leather. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall. Sowerby. Nicholas Pococke. T Daniell. Hoare. S Stone. JW Hodges. 2 Vols, VG+, 1st Ed, 1 Map, 21 plates, 2 vignettes. Two volumes, full contemporary speckled calf, corners and edges lightly bumped and worn, tips repaired. Spines, relaid retaining the old, decorative gilt tooling, titles in gilt to red and green morocco labels. Internally, bookplate of Heytesbury House to fpds (Lord Heytesbury), hinges strengthened, text block edges speckled. Vol 1, Western Hindoostan, frontis present, [2], [1], (ii-v), [11], [1], 2-263 pp, [1], [9] index, map, 8 plates, 1 head piece, errata leaf. Vol 2, Eastern Hindoostan, frontis present, [10], [1], 2-374 pp, [13] index, 13 plates, 1 head piece. Occasional light foxing and offsetting, map spotted, occasional chips. (ESTC T145966 vol 1&2. Lowndes 1824. Allibone 1554) These two volumes were his last publications on the subject of natural history. A very nice set. "He projected about 1793 a work in fourteen volumes, to be called 'Outlines of the globe'; he published two volumes dealing with India and Ceylon, and vols. III and IV (China and Japan) were issued posthumously." (DNB). [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Eigenh. Brief mit U. ("C. Stolberg").

      Tremsbüttel, 21. VII. 1798. - 2 SS. auf Doppelblatt. 8vo. An einen namentlich nicht genannten Adressaten: "Sie haben mir, Liebster Freund, unterm 16. v. M. einen kleinen Wechsel [.] gesendet der sofort ausbezahlt worden ist. Sie waren diese Summe an unseren alten Abraham Sibylletta schuldig und ich habe sie diesem sofort überwiesen. Hier ist die original Quittung die ich Ihnen zusende. Der Secunda Wechsel ist gleichfalls in Ihrem Briefe an meinen Freund vom 6. d. gekommen, den ich sogleich mit der Bemerkung daß die Prima berichtiget sei an Lawä[t]z übermacht habe. Hiemit wär also diese kleine Geschichte beendiget. Haben Sie sonst Aufträge so bitte ich Sie sehr dringend sie mir immer anzuvertrauen, sie sollen gewiß mit dem Eifer der Freundschaft ausgerichtet werden [.]". - Bei dem erwähnten Lawä[t]z wird es sich um einen der vier Brüder Lawätz - Christian Otto (1745-1801), Heinrich Wilhelm (1748-1825), Johann Daniel (1750-1826) oder Ferdinand Otto Volrath (1751-1840) - gehandelt haben; letzterer, Justizrat Ferdinand Otto Vollrath Lawätz, war von 1774 bis 96 Besitzer des adeligen Gutes Bramstedt gewesen, das von 1751 bis 56 im Eigentum von Christians Stolbergs gleichnamigem Vater Graf Christian Günther zu Stolberg (1714-1765) gestanden war. Als musterhaftes Beispiel späterer Bauernbefreiungen hob Ferdinand Otto Vollrath auf seinem Gut die Leibeigenschaft auf, wandte sich - teils unter dem Pseudonym Theodor Sclavenfeind - publizistisch gegen die Leibeigenschaft und wurde darin u. a. von Andreas Peter Graf von Bernstorff (1735-1797) unterstützt, dem Gatten von Christian Stolbergs Schwestern Henriette Katharina und - nach deren Tod - Augusta Louise. - Christian Stolberg selbst verkaufte zwei Jahre darauf, also i. J. 1800, seinen Besitz in Tremsbüttel und erwarb das Gut Windeby bei Eckernförde. - Ohne die erwähnte Quittung.

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        Buonaparte`s Feldzüge in Italien. Aus dem Französischen des Bu rgers P** [d.i. Pommereul, François René Jean de] General-Officers der französischen Armee [von Julius FREY].

      Leipzig, Karl Willhelm Küchler 1798. - Fromm II, 4420; Kircheisen I, 2904. Zweite deutsche Übersetzung nach der 1797 erschienenen, französischen Originalausgabe `Campagne du General Buonaparte en Italie, pendant les annees IVe et Ve de la Republique francaise`. Bericht über Napoleons Feldzug in Italien (1796/1797) verfasst durch den französischen General u. Historiker Francois Rene Jean de Pommereul (1745-1823). 8°. Gest. Titel m. Vignette, IV, 458 S. Mit Front. (Reiterbild Napoleons gest. v. [Johann August] Roßmäßler nach Carle Vernet), 1 Tafel (Portr. v. [Andre] Massena gest. v. W. Böhm) u. 1 mehrf. gef. Karte (gest. Endner) in Kupferstich. Halblederbd. d. Zeit auf 4 falschen Bünden m. Titel (auf mont. Papierschild) sowie kl. Fileten in Goldpräg. auf Rücken, Deckelbezügen aus Kleisterpapier und umseitigem Rotschnitt. Einband an den Kanten z. Tl. berieben, Namenszug v. alter Hd. auf Titel, im Text papierbedingt gebräunt u. tlw. wasserrandig.

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        Consequences of a successful French invasion

      No. 1. Plate 1st.  "We come to recover your long lost liberties" - Scene. The House of Commons. London: James Gillray, March 1st 1798. Etching printed in sanguine, 315 x 360 mm (edge of image, including text), trimmed, laid on paper, old creases and dicolouration, a few areas of loss to lower margin. A satirical depiction of the House of Commons if the planned French invasion was successful, a caption in the image reads 'This house adjourned to Botany Bay' with the members of the House garbed as convicts, shackled for their journey. The first of a series of four plates engraved by Gillray after descriptions written by Sir John Dalrymple, which illustrate the impact Napoleon's invasion would have on English society. The text descriptions by Dalrymple were originally published in a prospectus, with twenty plates intended to complete the series. Dalrymple hoped the etchings would take on the form of popular propoganda, and so they were priced at sixpence each (uncoloured, a shilling coloured), rather than the usual shilling (or two, if coloured). Gillrary was unhappy with this price, and so only four plates were completed of the twenty, and the remainder, while described in Dalrymple's original prospectus, never created. The plate was restruck in a more commonly found edition by Bohn in the 1850s, but the original 1798 impression is rare. KING, Jonathan. The other side of the coin : a cartoon history of Australia. Melbourne : Cassell, 1976, p. 18 (illustrated)

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        Voyages to the East Indies. The whole comprising a full and accurate account of all the present and late possessions of the Dutch in India, and at the Cape of Good Hope.

      1798 - First English edition. 3 vols. 4 folding engraved maps. 8vo. Modern blue morocco, gilt,King's Inn library stamps on the verso of each title and on the last leaflibrary stamps. viii, 572; 512; 598pp. London, Printed for G.G. & J. Robinson, A key work on the Dutch in Africa and in the East, the author was at the time of writing a post captain in the Dutch marine. He made two voyages whence the information contained herein was derived. The work also ?affords an accurate and valuable account of the Cape in the last quarter of the eighteenth century? (Mendelssohn). Mendelssohn II, p426. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Wild Huntsman's Chase. From the German of Bürger, Author of Lenore.

      Printed and sold by Sampson Low . sold also by R. Faulder, and E. Booker., London 1798 - First edition in book form, the Schwerdt and Duke of Gloucester copy, of this anonymous translation of Bürger's 'Der Wilde Jäger'. A note on the leaf following the title states: 'The following Translation appeared in one of the public prints on the 26th of October, 1796. A few weeks after an elegant version of the Ballad, which had been advertised about the same time, was given to the Public by another hand, under the title of The Chase' [referring Sir Walter Scott's first published literary work The Chase and William and Helen: Two Ballads from the German of Gottfried Augustus Bürger]. The present translation received surprisingly few contemporary notices and the Critical Review remarked that the work would probably never have been translated had it not been for the 'great and deserved reputation of Lenore', the work which brought Bürger European fame. 4to (258 × 196 mm), pp. 15, [1]; twentieth-century three quarter calf, gilt; Schwerdt and Gloucester bookplates; a fine copy. [Jackson, p. 231; Schwerdt I, p. 87; ESTC lists 4 UK copies (BL, Bodley, Cambridge and NLS) and 5 in the US (Clark, Missouri, North Carolina, Texas and Yale).] [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Journal d'un Voyage dans l'interrieur de 'Afrique, fait en 1790 et 1791, par Jaques Van Reenen et autre Colons du Cap de Bonne-Esperance, a la recherche de l'equipage du Grosvenor, vaisseau de la Compagnie des Indes orientales angloise, echoue en 1782 sur la cote des Caffres; avec la decouverte des Hambonaas, nation totalement differente des Caffres, et placee au dela de celle connue sous le nom de Tamboukies.

      1798 - First French edition. 8vo. Original wrappers with leather backed chemise and slipcase. 78, [1]ads. pp. Paris, Jansen, Originally printed in an Englishtranslation( 1792,100 copies only) from van Reenen's Dutch ms. then re-translated back into Dutch ( Leyden,1793) and here thirdly offered in French, but according to Mendessohn with ? some matter not included in the original edition? Van Reenen lead a party of twelve in order to find the wreck and determine if there were any survivors. They covered new ground and made contact with a tribe the ?Hambonaas? who had looked afterthreegirls, apparently saved from the wreck. They wanted to stay until their crops had been harvested and were allowed so to do. their fate is unrecorded. Mendelssohn Vol. 1 652/3 [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        Exposé des moyens de mettre en valeur et d'administrer la Guiane

      Second edition, rare, with large foldout map in fine. Binding half calf antique brown. Back smooth decorated with five florets and casters. part of title in red morocco. Lack tail. Friction. A blunt corner. A thin restoration low mage paper of the title page, same text on another sheet. Good copy. Chez Du Pont à Paris 1798 In-8 (12x20cm) xxiv, 237pp. relié

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        Nachrichten von Gelehrten, Künstlern und andern merkwürdigen Personen aus Ulm.

      Ulm, gedruckt bey Christian Ulrich Wagner, dem Vater und in Kommission bei P. P. Wolf in Leipzig, 1798. 8°. 4 Bll., 563 S., 2 Bll. (das letzte weiß), Ppbd. d. Zt. Erstausgabe dieses seltenen biographischen Lexikons mit tlw. umfangreichen „Nachrichten“ über Künstler, Wissenschaftler, Handwerker, Theologen usw. - 1829 erschien noch ein zweiter Band. - Ehem. Bibl.-Exemplar mit entsprechenden Merkmalen (Bibl.-Schildchen bzw. -Signaturen u. gestempelt). Einband stärker berieben, bestoßen u. fleckig. Etw. gebräunt bzw. fleckig. - Heyd 6366. Versand D: 12,00 EUR Weyermann, Nachrichten von Gelehrten, Künstlern und andern merkwürdigen Personen aus Ulm, Biographien, Biographisches Lexikon, Biographische Lexika

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        L'Histoire de Gil Blas de Santillane.

      T-B Bertin 1798 - 6 vols. bound in 3, each vol. with an engraved frontispiece, vol. i with what seems to be intended as an additional engraved title-page (after Angelica Kauffman) but without lettering, 12mo, finely bound by Simier (signed at the foot of vol. i) in calf, green onlaid gilt roll tooled borders on sides, the centres diced, flat spines richly gilt and with twin black lettering pieces, gilt edges, corners slightly worn, bookplate of Réné Amédée Choppin de Villy in vols. i & iii (apparently removed from vol. ii), very good. The library of Réné Amédée Choppin de Villy (1806-86) was sold in 1920.

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        Sammelband mit 15 kleineren Schriften des deutschamerikanischen Staatswissenschaftlers. Mit zahlreichen Korrekturen u. Ergänzungen von der Hand Liebers sowie einem eh. Namenszug.:

      - Francis Lieber (1798-1872), dt. Politikwissenschaftler, Publizist u. Historiker. L. Floh 1826 aus Deutschland zunächst nach London, 1827 nach Boston. Er wurde 1832 eingebürgert, arbeitete als Korrespondent sowie als Herausgeber der `Encyclopaedia Americana`, ging 1835 als Professor der Geschichte und Politischen Ökonomie ans South Carolina College. "Mit seinen Schriften wurde L. im eigentlichen Sinne zum Begründer der Politischen Wissenschaft in den USA, widmete sich aber auch Problemen des Strafrechts, der Gefängnisreform und anderen praktischen Aufgaben. Ungeachtet eines gewissen persönlichen Opportunismus spielte dabei die Sklavereifrage, insoweit sie die nationale Einheit sprengte, eine zunehmende Rolle in L.s Denken, so daß er (auch wegen persönlicher Zurücksetzungen) seine Professur am S. C. College aufgab und 1857 nach New York ging. Hier erhielt er noch im gleichen Jahr den Lehrstuhl für Geschichte und Politikwissenschaft, von dem er 1865 in die Columbia Law School überwechselte; doch war er als Lehrer wenig erfolgreich. Der Bürgerkrieg steigerte L.s Nationalismus bis zur Mißachtung der Bundesverfassung, so daß er selbst dubiose Maßnahmen der Regierung und des Kongresses guthieß. Um Übergriffe in Feindesland verhüten zu helfen, entwarf er 1863 auf Veranlassung des Generalstabschefs H. W. Halleck für die Unionstruppen die erste umfassende Dienstanweisung für die Landkriegführung (General Orders No. 100), die 1870 auch von Preußen übernommen wurde und dann als Grundlage des modernen Kriegsrechts diente. L. war ein Parteigänger des Präs. Lincoln und Befürworter einer harschen Reconstruction-Politik gegenüber den Südstaaten, vertrat aber in den Nachkriegsjahren wieder einen sozialkonservativen politischen Kurs . hatte fraglos bedeutende Verdienste durch seine Verschmelzung europäischen politischen Gedankengutes mit der amerikan. Staatspraxis." NDB 14,478 `Guerilla Parties.` New York, Nostrand 1862. 22 S. - `General Orders, No. 100.` Washington, War Department 1863. 26 S. - `A Song on our Country and her Flag, written in 1861` New York, Baker & Godwin [1861]. 1 Bl. - `Unterweisung für deutsche Soldaten .` Washington, 1968. 15 (2)S. - `Washington and Napoleon. A Fragment.` New York 1864. 12 S. - `No Party Now but All for Our Country`. Rev. Edition. New York, Westcott 1863. 8 S. - `Plantation for Slave Labor, the Death of the Yeomanry.` New York, Loyal Publication Society 1865. 8 S. - `Arguments of the Secessionists.` New York, Holman 1863. 7 S. - Lincoln oder McClellan? : Aufruf an die Deutschen in Amerika.` New York, H. Ludwig (1864). 4 S. - Lincoln or McClellan? : appeal to the Germans in America. [New York, Loyal Publication Society] 1864. 8 S. - Lincoln of McClellan? : Oproep aan die Hollanders in Amerika. New York, Loyal Publication Society 1865. 4 S. - `An Address on Secession.` New York, Loyal Publication Society 1865. 12 S. - `A Letter to Hon. E.D. Morgan .` New York, Loyal Publication Society 1865. 4 S. - `Amendments of the Constitution .` New York, Loyal Publication Society 1865. 39 S. - `Nationalism. A Fragment of Political Science.` (New York, Press of Fisher & Field) [186-]. 6 S.- adleg.: `Circular betreffend die Erwirkung und Erhebung von Pensionen, für geleistete Militärdienste, bei den Vereinigten Staaten zu Washington. (Washington 1868). 1 Bl.

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        An account of travels into the interior of Southern Africa, in the years 1797 and 1798.

      2 Bände. Mit 8 colorierten Aquatinta-Tafeln sowie 9 (davon 3 color.) gefalteten gestochenen Karten. Complete Set. - Barrow gibt eine ausgezeichnete Beschreibung von Fauna, Flora, Geologie, Mineralogie, etc. Er "gab als erster eine vollständige Beschreibung der Kap-Kolonie, deren Umfang man auch durch ihn erst kennenlernte. Die Vollendung der nördlichen Grenzlinie war eine der Hauptaufgaben seiner Reisen gewesen. Seine auf eigenen Beobachtungen fußende Karte leitete eine Wende in der karthographischen Darstellung Süd-Afrikas ein... Sie war die erste gedruckte Karte, die das zentrale Kapland in den Grundzügen richtig wiedergab" (Henze I, 173. - 010

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        Méthode de Maupin, sur la manière de cultiver la vigne, et l'art de faire du vin. Nouvelle édition, Revue, corrigée et augmentée de deux mémoires..., Avec figures

      A Paris, chez Delaplace, an VII (1798-1799), in-8, VIII-304 p, 2 planches dépliantes, demi basane blonde de l'époque, pièce de titre verte, dos lisse et fleuronné, Édition fort rare donnée par Buch'oz qui a rassemblé ici plusieurs traités de Maupin en supprimant ce qui était devenu inutile ou répétitif. Elle est illustrée de 2 jolies planches dépliantes gravées à l'eau-forte. Exemplaire très propre, basane un peu frottée. Oberlé, Fastes, n° 935.

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        Consequences of a successful French invasion

      No. 1. Plate 1. “We come to recover your longlost liberties”. Scene: The House of Commons. London:James Gillray, 1798 (the Bohn restrike of 1851). Etchingwith later hand colouring, 270 x 385mm; framed. Satirical depictionof the House of Commons if the planned French invasionwas successful, a caption in the image reads ‘This houseadjourned to Botany Bay’ with the members of the Housegarbed as convicts, shackled for their journey. Restrikeof the 1798 plate by Henry Bohn, with the permission ofGillray’s widow.

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        Plan stolichnago goroda Sankt-Peterburga 1798 goda.

      

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        Erste Gründe der bürgerlichen Baukunst in einem Zusammenhange entworfen. Mit XXXV Kupfern. 4. veränd. u. verm. Aufl.

      Jena, W. Stahl 1798. - Poggend. 2,1046. Vgl. GV 142,198. ADB 37,105. Hamberger/M. 3,667f. Cat. of the Avery Memorial Architectural Libr. of Columbia Univ. 17,771 (2. Aufl.) - Schönes Architekturlehrbuch (Erstaufl. 1751) d. Jenaer Professors f. Physik u. Mathematik, S. (1722-1801), d. in einigen Auflagen erschienen ist. Vorliegende 4. Aufl. stellt die umfangreichste u. vollständigste dar. 4°. Titelbl., 4 nn. Bll. (Vorrede), 332 S., 11 nn. Bll. (Index, Verbesserungen), 19 gef. Taf. mit 35 Kpfr. Halblederband d. Zeit, mit e. goldgeprägten Rückenschild u. goldgeprägten Rückenzierlinien, Einbanddeckel marmoriert, Rücken etw. berieben, Ecken u. Kanten bestoßen, Seiten nur wenig vergilbt u. schwach stockfleckig. Mit je e. Namensz. v. alter Hand am Titelblatt u. am vorderen fliegenden Vorsatzblatt. Breitrandiger Druck.

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        Vade-mecum medicum, in duas partes divisum, ...Leiden, Abraham and Jan Honkoop, 1800. 12mo. Contemporary mottled boards.

      Cowen, America's pre-pharmacopoeial literature, pp. 21-22; STCN (1 copy); Founders online (letters to Tazewell from Washington and Jefferson); Wellcome V, p. 241; WorldCat (2 copies). Rare second edition of "the first general (as distinguished from hospital) 'pharmacopoeia' compiled by an American" (Cowen), first published at Paris in 1798. The first part of the book is a classification of diseases, and is taken word for word from the influential 1769 nosology by the Scottish physician William Cullen. The second part is a pharmacopoeia, divided into materia medica and composite medicines. The introduction notes that it is based on the author's notes made at the University of Edinburgh, the London pharmacopoeia and Joseph Townsend's The physicians' vade mecum (1794) (p. x). Between the two parts can be found a list translating the Latin names of the chemical preparations, "which not all readers will view as sufficiently legitimate" (p. 77) into the modern English and French nomenclature.William Tazewell (d. 1832) was an American physician who had studied in Edinburgh and in 1797-1800 was secretary to Elbridge Gerry in Paris. After returning to the United States, Tazewell set up a medical practice in Williamsburg and later moved to Virginia. In 1803 he presented copies of his Vade-mecum to George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, the latter writing that "it has really brought the whole science of diseases & remedies within the shortest compass possible, and, not meddling with the details of the science himself, it presents exactly such a general view of every part of it, as [Jefferson] often wishes to take" (Cowen).With a small price in pen on the first flyleaf. Only some thumbing on the last 30 pages, otherwise in very good condition and wholly untrimmed. Boards slightly worn and spine cracked, but still structurally sound.

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        A Complete View of the Chinese Empire. Exhibited in a Geographical Description on its Antiquity, and a Genuine and Copius Account of the Earl Macartney's Embassy from the King of Great Britain to the Emperor of China.

      

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        Poems, and Compositions in Prose on Several Occasions.

      Richmond: Printed by Samuel Pleasants, 1798. 8vo, original quarter sheep and blue paper boards. The first book by William Munford (1775-1825), a collection of verse, prose and one play. Munford was a native of Virginia and the son of Revolutionary War soldier and dramatist Robert Munford (d. 1784). In his poetry, Munford skillfully lampoons politicians, as his father did in his plays, but there are also patriotic and historical poems, such as his piece on the Battle of Fallen Timbers, entitled "A Poem on the Defeat of General St. Clair." The play is entitled "Almoran and Hamet, A Tragedy founded on an Eastern Tale of the Name." Lacking the free endpapers; some foxing and wear; overall a very good copy.

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        Voyage dans l'intérieur de la Chine, et en Tartarie, fait dans les années 1792, 1793 et 1794

      Chez Buisson 1798 - - Chez Buisson, A Paris 1798 - 1799, In-8 (12,5x19,5cm), (4) viij, 515pp. et (4) 412pp. et (4) 399pp. et (4) 326pp., 5 volumes reliés. - Edition originale illustrée de 4 frontispices et 3 grandes cartes dépliantes en fin du tome 4 (excellentes cartes du voyage, de la Chine.). Nombreux tableaux en fin du volume 4, sur le commerce, la monnaie. Reliures en pleine basane blonde porphyre d'époque. Dos lisses ornés de 2 fers différents, roulettes à l'emplacement des nerfs et en queue. Pièces de titre et de tomaison en maroquin vert. Frise d'encadrement sur les plats. Coiffe de tête du tome I en partie élimée. Un coin émoussé. Quelques traces de frottement. Très bel exemplaire. Ce voyage fut assemblé d'après les papiers de Lord Macartney ainsi que des commandants et des ambassadeurs du voyage par le secrétaire de Macartney, sir George Staunton. Macartney fut envoyé en Chine sur ordre du roi george III en ambassade extraordinaire pour la première fois dans le but d'établir des relations commerciales, de rencontrer les élites chinoises et de rapporter de son voyage toutes les observations possibles. Il embarqua à Portsmouth avec trois navires, Le lion, l'Indostan et le Chacal. Macartney traversa en grande partie le pays en s'arrêtant à Tianjin et Pekin. Cependant, en raison de coutumes différentes, l'ambassade fut un échec complet. Pour les Chinois, les relations dipomatiques ne pouvaient se faire sur un pied d'égalité, les ambassadeurs devaients se prosterner devant l'empereur et lui prêter allégeance, ce que Macartney refusa, celui-ci ne pouvant accepter une quelconque subordination du roi d'Angleterre à l'empereur de Chine. Le rejet catégorique chinois des relations commerciales entraînèrent les prémices de ce qui constituera les guerres de l'opium et la chute de l'empire chinois. L'ouvrage demeure une des meilleures descriptions des contrées traversées par Macartney, offrant des informations précises sur les sciences, l'histoire naturelle, l'aristocratie. et sera eminemment utile aux suiveurs de Macartney. NB : Cet ouvrage est disponible à la librairie sur demande sous 48 heures. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] first edition illustrated with 4 frontispices and 3 large folding maps at the end of volume 4 (excellent maps of the trip, China .). Many tables at the end of volume 4, on trade, currency . Bindings in full blanket porphyry blond contemporary. Smooth backs decorated with 2 different irons, roulettes at the site of the nerves and in tail. Title and tomato pieces in green morocco. Frieze framing on the boards. Head cap of Volume I partly wiped off. A blunt corner. Some traces of friction. Very nice copy. This voyage was assembled from the papers of Lord Macartney, and from the commanders and ambassadors of the voyage, by the secretary of Macartney, Sir George Staunton. Macartney was sent to China by order of King George III as an extraordinary embassy for the first time in order to establish commercial relations, to meet the Chinese elites and to report all possible observations on his voyage. He embarked at Portsmouth with three ships, The Lion, the Inspinetan, and the Jackal. Macartney crossed most of the country by stopping at Tianjin and Beijing. However, due to different customs, the embassy was a complete failure. For the Chinese, dipomatic relations could not be made on an equal footing, the ambassadors had to prostrate themselves before the emperor and lend him allegiance, which Macartney refused, since he could not accept any subordination of the king of France, England to the Emperor of China. The Chinese categorical rejection of commercial relations led to the beginnings of what would constitute the wars of opium and the fall of the Chinese empire. The book remains one of the best descriptions of the lands traversed by Macartney, offering precise information on the sciences, natural history, the aristocracy . and will be eminently useful to the followers of Macartney. (4) viij, 515pp. et (4) 412pp. et (4) 39 [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Quinctius Heymeran von Flaming. Neue verb. Aufl. 1-4 Tl. 4 Bde.

      Berlin, In der Vossischen Buchhandlung 1798. - Goedeke V,479,6. Vgl. ADB 17,512ff. Hamberger/M. 4,324 ? A. Lafontaine (1758-1831), Autor zahlreicher Romane u. Erzählungen, zählte zu seiner Zeit zu den meistgelesenen und bekanntesten Autoren Deutschlands, geriet aber später, auch wegen der geringen literarischen Qualität vieler seiner Schöpfungen, in Vergessenheit. Eine Ausnahme bildete u. a. vorl., 1795/96 erstmals erschienene, vierbändige satirische Roman, eine originelle Parodie auf Adelsstolz, Rassendünkel und Vorurteile. Das Frontispiz u. die Titelblattvignetten stammen von Wilhelm Jury (1763-1829), vielbeschäftigter Berliner Buchillustrator d. Zeit (Vgl. Thieme-B. 19,347) Kl.8°. Gest. Frontisp., Titelbl., 410 S.; 1 nn. Bl., 406 S.; 1 nn Bl., 420 S.; 1 nn. Bl., 348 S., mit e. gestochenem Fr - Berlin, In der Vossischen Buchhandlung 1798. Mit einem gestochenen Frontispiz im ersten Band u. vier gestochenen Titelblattvignetten. Halblederbände d. Zeit, Rückenverzierung und -schildchen goldgeprägt, Einbanddeckel marmoriert, Vorsatz aus zweifärbig bedrucktem Buntpapier. Einbände berieben u. bestoßen, an den Stehkanten aufgeplatzt, Vorsätze leimschattig. Seiten nur teilw. gering braunfleckig, sonst kaum gebräunt und fast fleckenlos. Mit einigen Zahlen von alter Hand am vorderen Innendeckel d. ersten Bandes.

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        MOTHER GOOSE'S FAIRY TALES; or Histories of Past times: with morals. Written in French, by Monsieur Perrault. Translated by R[obert] Samber.

      xii, 13-156 pages [the last 5 being a book-list]. Wood-engraved frontispiece and 19 woodcuts within the text. Recently re-bound in 18th Dutch floral paper-covered boards. 103 x 66 mm. Lacks three leaves; pages 15/16, 127/128, 145/146. Inscribed n both endpapers: 'James Rontos his book 1798.' A very good copy of an extremely rare book. We have been unable to trace another copy of this particular edition. Samber's translation of Perrault's Histoires ou Contes du temps passé was first published in 1729.

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        AUTHENTIC COPIES OF THE CORRESPONDENCE OF CHARLES COTESWORTH PINCKNEY, JOHN MARSHALL, AND ELBRIDGE GERRY, ESQRS. ENVOYS EXTRAORDINARY AND MINISTERS PLENIPOTENTIARY TO THE REPUBLIC OF FRANCE; AS PRESENTED TO BOTH HOUSES OF CONGRESS, APRIL 3, 1798

      London: Printed for J. Debrett, 1798. 78pp. 19th-century three-quarter sheep and marbled boards, spine gilt. Clean internally. Good. In a red half morocco and cloth slipcase and chemise. First English edition of these controversial diplomatic exchanges, which first appeared in President John Adams' MESSAGE... of April 3, 1798 in Philadelphia. The incident known as the XYZ Affair had its origins in a French attempt to coerce a bribe from American envoys in order to engage in negotiations to improve relations between the two countries. The incident only served to sour Franco-American relations, leading to the so-called "Quasi War." These French machinations were of great interest to the English, who had been at war with France for several years, hence the present publication. Included here are the instructions to the American ministers, and a series of letters detailing the French demands or bribes. Not in Howes. SABIN 2446.

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        Charts and Plates to La Pérouse's Voyage

      G.G. and J. Robinson, [London] 1798 - 1 November 1798 [1799]. Folio, with engraved title leaf, 40 engraved plates and 29 engraved maps (20 folding). The very large folding 'Map of the World, or General Chart of the Known Parts of the Globe, illustrating the Voyage of La Pérouse in 1785, 1786, 1787 & 1788' is hand-coloured in outline. Modern half calf and cloth, with a contrasting title label on the spine, all edges with early marbling; boards a little bowed; two short tears expertly sealed; a few maps slightly unevenly folded, and a few very slightly cropped at the leading edge; occasional light foxing and offsetting; a few blank margins lightly stained from the marbled edges; overall in excellent condition. With the Ingleton bookplate and the Ingleton Collection catalogue stamp and number (6625). 'La Pérouse's expedition was one of the most important scientific explorations ever undertaken to the Pacific and the west coast of North America' (Hill). This is the scarce atlas published to accompany the preferred English edition (Robinson, 1799) of the official account of the voyage. Ferguson 288 (part); Hill 975 (part); Forbes 311. Please use the 'Ask Bookseller a Question' link below to confirm availability and postage charges. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Essai sur la théorie des nombres

      Duprat 1798 - Paris, Duprat, An VI, (1798), reliure pleine toile grise, in 4, XXIV, 472 pages et 28 p. de tables. Reliure et gardes modernes, pièce de titre de peau rouge d'époque. Papiers remarquablement frais. En faux titre, et en titre, tampon de l'école qui a possédé, autrefois, l'ouvrage. Quelques pages gondolées ou froissés sans gravité. Les dernières pages de tables ont perdu sans dommage pour le texte leur angle inférieur. Très bon exemplaire d'un ouvrage ayant fait honneur à l'école française de mathématiques de la Révolution. Membre de l'Institut National, Legendre se préoccupait de questions intéressant ses éminents confrères étrangers Gauss et Euler. En son honneur, un cratère de notre Lune porte son nom. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Alphabet arabe, turk et persan, à l'usage de l'imprimerie orientale et française.

      Alexandria, Imprimerie orientale et française, an VI [1798]. - Small 4to. 16 pp. Modern brown half calf with red label to giltstamped spine, bound to style. The first book ever printed in Egypt, unquestionably the rarest and most important of the early books printed in the Middle East, published in the very year when modern printing was introduced to the Arab world. Only in October 1798 did J. J. Marcel arrive in Cairo with his employees and types to organize the Imprimerie Orientale. "The expedition of Napoleon Bonaparte to Egypt from 1798 until 1801 was a prelude to modernity. It was to change permanently the traditional Arab world [.] The French brought Arabic typography to Egypt, where it was practised under the supervision [.] of Jean Joseph Marcel [.]. Only a few days after the French troops landed [.] they set up the Imprimerie Orientale et Française there. It was an extraordinarily important turning point. For, leaving aside the Hebrew printing presses in Egypt of the 16th to the 18th centuries, until this date announcements and news adressed to Arabs there, as well as in other parts of the Arab-Islamic world, had been spread only in hand-writing or orally, by criers, preachers or storytellers" (Glass/Roper). - Slightly spotty in places, but well preserved. No copy in auction records or in libraries within the Arab world. Geiss, Imprimerie en Égypte, p. 146, no. 1. D. Glass/G. Roper, The Printing of Arabic Books in the Arab World, in: Middle Eastern Languages and the Print Revolution (Gutenberg Museum Mainz 2002), p. 177-225, at 182. Querard V, 506. Bigmore/Wyman, II, 22. Schnurrer (Bibliotheca Arabica) 140 note. OCLC 245958561. For the importance of the first modern printing press in the Arab world cf. also Albert Hourani, Arabic Thought in the Liberal Age 1798-1939 (Cambridge University Press 1983). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Voyage de l'Ambassade de la Compagnie des Indes orientales hollandaises vers l'Empereur de la Chine en 1794 et 1795, où se trouve la description de plusieurs parties de ce Royaume inconnues aux Européens. Tiré du Journal d'André Everard Van Braam-Houckgeest, Chef de la Direction de cette Compagnie, et Second dans l'Ambassade. Publié par M.L.E. Moreau de Saint Méry.

      P., Garnery, Strasbourg, Levrault, an 6 de la République [1798], 2 tomes reliés en 1 vol. in-8° (200 x 125) pleine basane racinée, dos lisse richement orné de fers dorés, pièce de titre en maroquin orange, plats encadrés d'un filet doré, roulette dorée sur les coupes, reliure de l'époque, de (2) ff. (faux-titre et titre) - XXXII - 351 pp. ; (2) ff. (faux-titre et titre) - 286 pp. Petit accroc en coiffe supérieure, très bel exemplaire. - Première édition parue en France, l'E.O. étant parue l'année précédente à Philadelphie. Elle est décrite comme " rare " par Chadenat, 1772. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        VOYAGE EN SYRIE ET EN ÉGYPTE. Pendant les années 1783, 84, 85. Troisième édition.

      - Paris, Dugour et Durand, an VII (1798). Complet en 2 vol. in-8 reliés: 12.5 x 19.5 cm, I/ 1f. extrait loi du 19 juillet 1793, faux-titre, titre, 10p. d’avis éditeur et préface, 478p. de texte, 4 pl. grav. dépliantes. II/ faux-titre, titre, 452p., 4 pl. grav. dépliantes. Reliés en veau marbré de l'époque. Dos lisses avec titre, tomaison, filets et fleurons dorés. Tranches rouges. Reliures frottés, manques aux coiffes et coins émoussées (prix en conséquence). En revanche l'intérieur est en excellent état, les planches fraîches et propres. Complet des 3 cartes de géographies (Egypte, Syrie et une carte relative au partage éventuel de la Turquie) et des 5 planches dépliantes (Vue du Sphinx, Vue des Pyramide, Temple du Soleil à Balbek, Plan du temple de Balbek, Vue des ruines de Palmyre). Le contenu se répartit comme suit: État physique de l'Égypte, État politique de l'Égypte, État physique de la Syrie, État politique de la Syrie, État du commerce du Levant en 1784, Considération sur la guerre de Turks. Par rapport à l'édition originale de 1787, cette 3ème édition a été augmentée de la Notice de deux manuscrits arabes inédits qui fournissent des détails sur l'Égypte, les Mamlouks Tcherkasses, et sur l'organisation régulière de la poste aux pigeons; Du texte sur le commerce du Levant; Des considérations sur la guerre de Turks; et de deux nouvelles gravures (Pyramide et Sphinx). À noter que les cartes de géographies ont également été refaites à neuf. Le Comte de Volney (1757-1820), philosophe, orientaliste, professeur d'histoire à l’École normale, est élu en 1803 à l'Académie française (Source: BNF). C'est suite à son "Mémoire sur la Chronologie d’Hérodote" (1781), qu'il entreprend un voyage en Égypte et en Syrie. Il séjourne au Caire de février à septembre 1783 puis reste huit mois au monastère grec-catholique melkite de Mâr Hanna d'al-Chuwayr en Syrie. Il ne rentre en France qu'en 1787, date à laquelle il publie chez Volland et Dessenne son "Voyage en Égypte et en Syrie". Dès son apparition, l'ouvrage passa pour le chef-d'œuvre du genre, et Volney allait être considéré comme le nouveau Christophe Colomb (voir la Notice sur Volney, par Pierre Daru, dans "Ruines", Paris. Baudouin frères, 1826). [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Buonaparte`s Feldzüge in Italien. Aus dem Französischen des Bu¨rgers P** [d.i. Pommereul, François René Jean de] General-Officers der französischen Armee [von Julius FREY].

      Leipzig, Karl Willhelm Küchler 1798. 8°. Gest. Titel m. Vignette, IV, 458 S. Mit Front. (Reiterbild Napoleons gest. v. [Johann August] Roßmäßler nach Carle Vernet), 1 Tafel (Portr. v. [Andre] Massena gest. v. W. Böhm) u. 1 mehrf. gef. Karte (gest. Endner) in Kupferstich. Halblederbd. d. Zeit auf 4 falschen Bünden m. Titel (auf mont. Papierschild) sowie kl. Fileten in Goldpräg. auf Rücken, Deckelbezügen aus Kleisterpapier und umseitigem Rotschnitt. Einband an den Kanten z. Tl. berieben, Namenszug v. alter Hd. auf Titel, im Text papierbedingt gebräunt u. tlw. wasserrandig. \"Fromm II, 4420; Kircheisen I, 2904. Zweite deutsche Übersetzung nach der 1797 erschienenen, französischen Originalausgabe `Campagne du General Buonaparte en Italie, pendant les annees IVe et Ve de la Republique francaise`. Bericht über Napoleons Feldzug in Italien (1796/1797) verfasst durch den französischen General u. Historiker Francois Rene Jean de Pommereul (1745-1823).\" Versand D: 15,00 EUR Geschichte, Frankreich, Italien, Napoleon, Kriegskunde, Koalitionskrieg

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        Observations sur l'expédition du Général Buonaparte dans le Levant

      Paris: Bureau de la Librairie. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1798. First Edition Thus. 1. Leather. Publisher's full calf, gilt-ruled spine in six compartments, with gilt title on black label, marbled endpapers. An septieme (Year Seven, 1798). In French. This is the first translation into French of Eyles Irwin's "An Enquiry into the Feasibility of the Supposed Expedition of Buonaparte to the East," published in 1798. Translated from the English by "Andre." . Expertly refurbished, some pencil notations on blank verso of final page of text, none affecting text, some minor foxing. No maps. VERY GOOD.. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 205 pp .

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        Voyage dans l'intérieur de la Chine, et en Tartarie, fait dans les années 1792, 1793 et 1794

      Chez Buisson 1798 - - Chez Buisson, A Paris 1798 - 1799, In-8 (12,5x19,5cm), (4) viij, 515pp. et (4) 412pp. et (4) 399pp. et (4) 326pp. et (4) ij, 402pp. ; (2) 30Pl., 5 volumes reliés. - Edition originale des 4 premiers volumes parus en 1798, et du 5e volume de 1799 en supplément contenant un précis de l'histoire de la Chine et le voyage en chine et en Tartarie de Huttner, ainsi que de l'atlas de 32 planches (moeurs chinoises, pieds des femmes chinoises, costumes, architecture.) et qui paraît également pour la première fois dans la seconde édition. Les 4 premiers volumes contiennent 4 frontispices et 3 grandes cartes dépliantes en fin du tome 4 (excellentes cartes du voyage, de la Chine.). Nombreux tableaux en fin du volume 4, sur le commerce, la monnaie. 39 planches dont 4 frontispices, 4 cartes. Reliures en pleine basane brune marbrée d'époque. Dos lisses ornés de 2 types de fers caissonnés et de roulettes. Pièces de titre en maroquin rouge et de tomaison en maroquin vert. Dentelle d'encadrement sur les plats. Coiffes de tête des tome I et 4 arrachées. Une partie de la coiffe de tête du tome 2 arrachée. Coiffes de queue des tomes 1 et 2 élimées. Mors supérieur du tome 1 fendu. 2 trous de vers le long du mors inférieur du tome 5. Les 4 premiers volumes frottés. Mors supérieur du tome 4 ouvert en queue. Epidermures sur le dos du tome 2. Le tome 5, bien que très proche des 4 premiers est très sensiblement différent (typographie différente pour la pièce de titre, fers semblables), et ne semble pas avoir connu le même relieur, mais un meilleur relieur. Les planches 33 et 34 ont été reliés dans le texte du volume 5. Ex libris gravé aux armes : Bibliothèque du château de Menneval. Ce voyage fut assemblé d'après les papiers de Lord Macartney ainsi que des commandants et des ambassadeurs du voyage par le secrétaire de Macartney, sir George Staunton. Macartney fut envoyé en Chine sur ordre du roi george III en ambassade extraordinaire pour la première fois dans le but d'établir des relations commerciales, de rencontrer les élites chinoises et de rapporter de son voyage toutes les observations possibles. Il embarqua à Portsmouth avec trois navires, Le lion, l'Indostan et le Chacal. Macartney traversa en grande partie le pays en s'arrêtant à Tianjin et Pekin. Cependant, en raison de coutumes différentes, l'ambassade fut un échec complet. Pour les Chinois, les relations dipomatiques ne pouvaient se faire sur un pied d'égalité, les ambassadeurs devaients se prosterner devant l'empereur et lui prêter allégeance, ce que Macartney refusa, celui-ci ne pouvant accepter une quelconque subordination du roi d'Angleterre à l'empereur de Chine. Le rejet catégorique chinois des relations commerciales entraînèrent les prémices de ce qui constituera les guerres de l'opium et la chute de l'empire chinois. L'ouvrage demeure une des meilleures descriptions des contrées traversées par Macartney, offrant des informations précises sur les sciences, l'histoire naturelle, l'aristocratie. et sera eminemment utile aux suiveurs de Macartney. [AUTOMATIC ENGLISH TRANSLATION FOLLOWS] First edition of the first 4 volumes published in 1798, and the fifth volume in supplement containing a precise account of the history of China and the trip to China and Tartary of Huttner, as well as of the 32-sheet atlas, which also appears for the first time. (4) viij, 515pp. et (4) 412pp. et (4) 399pp. et (4) 326pp. et (4) ij, 402pp. ; (2) 30Pl. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        An account of travels into the interior of Southern Africa, in the years 1797 and 1798.

      2 Bände. Mit 8 colorierten Aquatinta-Tafeln sowie 9 (davon 3 color.) gefalteten gestochenen Karten. Complete Set. - Barrow gibt eine ausgezeichnete Beschreibung von Fauna, Flora, Geologie, Mineralogie, etc. Er "gab als erster eine vollständige Beschreibung der Kap-Kolonie, deren Umfang man auch durch ihn erst kennenlernte. Die Vollendung der nördlichen Grenzlinie war eine der Hauptaufgaben seiner Reisen gewesen. Seine auf eigenen Beobachtungen fußende Karte leitete eine Wende in der karthographischen Darstellung Süd-Afrikas ein... Sie war die erste gedruckte Karte, die das zentrale Kapland in den Grundzügen richtig wiedergab" (Henze I, 173. - 010

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        NEUESTE UND VOLLSTÄNDIGSTE POSTKARTE VON GANZ DEUTSCHLAND NIEDERLANDEN SCHWEIZ POHLEN UNGARN UND DEN ANGRÄNZENDEN THEILEN UND DEN FRANCHREICHS U. ITALIEN.

      Artaria et Compl, 1798. (Codice AN/2533) Grande carta incisa in rame e acquerellata, montata su tela, cm. 101x21,5, ripiegata in 24 parti. Incisore: Franz Müller. Titolo calligrafico su "drappo" panneggiato, legenda, cornice colorata. Minime tr.d'uso, qualche piccola macchia che non lede il testo. Bella, interessante e decorativa. Euro 450.00 ~~~ SPEDIZIONE IN ITALIA SEMPRE TRACCIATA

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        Archiv merkwürdiger Actenstücke, sonderbarer Rechtshändel, seltner Rechtsfragen und nicht alltäglicher Anecdoten. 2 in 1 Band.

      Leipzig, Baumgärtner, 1797-, 1798. - 8°, circa 20,5 x 11,8 cm. 4 Bll., 206 SS., 2 Bll.; VIII SS., 1 Bl., 277 SS. Pappe d. Zt. Hamberger-M. XV,549; Hayn-G. I,108 (datiert fälschlich 1799). Erste Ausgabe beider Bände dieser kuriosen Sammlung von Rechts- und Kirminalfällen. Dabei: Ueber die Zuläßigkeit der Ehe eines Eunuchus - Eine Stiefmutter bringt aus Geiz vier Stiefkinder mit Gift ums Leben - Unschuld einer Mutter, welche unnatürlichen Beyschlafs mit ihrem leiblichen Sohne angeklagt worden - Wegelagerung und Mißhandlung an einem in seinem Berufe reisenden Gerichtsverwalter - Sonderbare Art eines Selbstmordes - Ein in Spiritus aufbewahrtes unzeitiges Kind veranlaßt nach langen Jahren eine Untersuchung der ihm wiederfahrnen Ermordung halber - Vielmännerey aus Unwissenheit - Der Verbecher aus Sinnlichkeit - Sinnreiche Vertheidigung eines sodomitischen Verbrechens - Die Passauer Kunst, oder das Festemachen etc. "- Kaum gebräunt, nur vereinzelt minimal fleckig, meist sauber, Rücken mit kleinem Etikett. Schönes Exemplar - komplett mit beiden Bänden selten. [Attributes: First Edition]

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